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acknowledge - recognize; admit
distinctive - clearly different from others of the same kind
sunder - separate; part; CF. asunder
tutelary - protective; pertaining to a guardianship; Ex. tutelary deities
bland - soothing or mild (food); agreeable; causing no trouble or offence
shuffle - mix together; jumble; move (something) from one place to another; slide (the feet) along the ground while walking; Ex. shuffle papers from one pile to another; N.
wallow - roll in mud; indulge in; (of a ship) roll in a rough sea; become helpless; Ex. wallow in the mud/luxury
bristle - short stiff hair; V: (hair or fur) stand up stiffly
reciprocate - do or give something in return; repay in kind; give or take mutually; interchange; move backwards and forwards; Ex. reciprocate his invitation by inviting him; N. reciprocity: reciprocal relationship; mutual interchange of advantages between two groups; Ex. reciprocity in trading rights
calumny - malicious misrepresentation; slander